The human relationship to the environment is examined from two perspectives: one?s relationship to locality (a special focus will be given to Appalachian communities and places) and the global nature of environmental problems. Specific topics will include land use, planning, energy production and consumption, population, and the relation between environmental social justice.

An introduction to contemporary moral theory and its application to modern ethical dilemmas. Possible topics of discussion. Sexual morality, censorship, euthanasia, the ethical treatment of animals, abortion, drugs and gambling, cloning, the death penalty, terrorism and torture, reparations, and climate change.

An introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of logical analysis.

An introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of logical analysis.

A study of the middle period of American history in the 19th century with emphasis on the social, political, economic and military aspects of the Civil War and Reconstruction.

The history of the United States from the colonial period through Reconstruction.

The historical development of western institutions, ideas and cultures from around 1600 to present.

The historical development of western institutions, ideas and cultures from antiquity to around 1500.

The historical development of western institutions, ideas and cultures from antiquity to around 1500.

The historical development of western institutions, ideas and cultures from antiquity to around 1500.